The Orchard

Marshalstown near Enniscorthy, County Wexford (Ref. 7953)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Enniscorthy 3 miles.

A traditional, detached property situated amongst beautiful open countryside on the owner's small working farm, on the edge of the rural hamlet of Marshalstown, County Wexford.

Just 3 miles from the bustling town of Enniscorthy and offering views of Mount Leinster and Blackstairs Mountains, this 200-year-old farmhouse-style Wexford cottage retains much of its original charm and character, with exposed beams and an original AGA range.

Homely and quaint, and offering comfortable accommodation for families and friends, this Wexford cottage benefits from flexible sleeping arrangements with bedrooms on both floors.

With a beautiful lawned garden and orchard to the rear, why not enjoy a snack straight from one of the apple, pear or plum trees when the fruit are in season?

Or just enjoy watching young ones or pets enjoy the freedom to play in beautiful, enclosed surroundings.

Scenic walks can be enjoyed on the Blackstairs Mountains and on the banks of the Barrow and Slaney, plus the beaches at Curracloe, Courtown and Blackwater are all within a 30 minute drive.

Other activities and attractions close by are golf courses in Enniscorthy and Bunclody, fishing, horseriding, The John F Kennedy Arboretum, the Dunbrody Ship in New Ross and the Cushendale Wollen Mills in Graiguenamanagh.

This Wexford cottage has something for everyone.


Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with feature fireplace, 1 x double with double sofa bed, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower and basin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire. Second sitting room (seats 4) with AGA and dining area. Playroom with electric fire.


  • Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room, AGA in second sitting room and electric fire in playroom
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and games
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Front and rear gravelled garden areas with furniture, BBQ and swing, large, lawned orchard to rear with pear, plum and apple trees
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 10 mins walk.

About the location


Wexford 14 miles; Waterford 34 miles.

Enniscorthy is the second-largest town in County Wexford and has a history dating back over 1500 years. It is situated at the tidal extreme of the River Slaney, approximately 14 miles to the north of Wexford. The town has a hilly feel and boasts a splendid Norman castle, which is home to the Wexford County Museum containing items of local and agricultural interest. There is a further interactive museum in the town dedicated to telling the story of the famous 1798 rising. Nowadays the town has a wealth of facilities available to visitors including a swimming pool, leisure centre, golf, tennis, a fantastic mixture of shops, pubs and restaurants, and a farmers' market, which is held every Saturday. Enniscorthy makes for a fantastic touring base being close to beautiful mountains and long stretches of coastline just waiting to be explored. A fantastic place to discover at any time of the year!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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